Computing
Computing

The Wolfe could turn your MacBook into a gaming powerhouse, if it’s funded

MacBooks don't offer the best graphics performance, but what if you could plug in an external card? The Wolfe aims to be just that, and it's debuting on Kickstarter.
Computing

Windows 10 update is crashing USB-connected webcams

Users are complaining to Microsoft about changes in the latest Windows 10 update that has caused some USB-connected webcams to crash. The changes affect the encoding stream used by webcams. Microsoft says a fix is forthcoming.
Computing

OpenOffice port hits iOS as Office 700

Apple iPad users rejoice, for you now have official app support for Open Office, one of the world's most popular suites of work software. Text editing, spreadsheets and presentations are now all possible with the Open Office port, all for a…
Cool Tech

Recycle your old Game Boy Classic by turning it into a drone remote control

Drone enthusiast Gautier Hattenberger has come up with a way to upcycle his old Game Boy Classic by turning it into an awesome drone remote control. Here's how he did it, and what he's got planned next.
Computing

Nvidia may have finally solved bug on high refresh monitors

A power draw bug that's been affecting high refresh monitors with G-Sync on Nvidia systems may have finally been solved. What was earlier resolved for single display systems popped up again, but this time for multi-display systems.
Computing

Get rid of Wi-Fi dead zones in your home with the Netgear Orbi

It's 2016, and you shouldn't have to deal with Wi-Fi dead zones in your home anymore. Netgear agrees, and the company best known for its routers is now taking a new approach to Wi-Fi. Meet the Orbi.
Virtual Reality

Oculus doesn't think users will have room for room-scale virtual reality

While its biggest competitor is going all-in on room-scale virtual reality, Oculus is still very wary of space requirements, according to the company's head of content Jason Rubin.
Photography

Lexar product manager explains how not all memory cards are created equal

UHS, U1, U3, Class 10 – trying to understand memory cards is befuddling. So we spoke with Lexar's product manager to get the skinny on formats, features, and quality as well as her opinion on the current format war between XQD and…
Computing

Why every browser sucks eventually (It’s all your fault)

The more you use a browser, the more you bog it down. Which is why you should never trust that new browser smell. Every browser sucks, eventually, and it's all your fault.
Mobile

Oracle wants a new trial after accusing Google of ‘lying,’ now funding an anti-Google group

Lawyers for Oracle allege that Google wasn't entirely truthful about its Android operating system in court. It's requesting a retrial following its loss against the search giant on appeal. Oracle is also funding an anti-Google group.
Computing

Hate iTunes as much as we do? Here’s how to give it the ax

Apple's iTunes is a major performance drain in Windows, and it's not exactly sprightly in Mac OS X either. That said, removing the media player be a serious boon to your desktop's performance. Here's how to get rid of iTunes in both…
Computing

You can now unlock Chrome OS with nothing more than a PIN

A new developer update lets you unlock your Chrome OS with nothing more than a PIN. "This will definitely come in handy for touch devices," wrote Google employee Francois Beaufort in a Google+ post.